Elon Women’s Basketball Finalizes 2017-18 Non-Conference Schedule

Posted by Press Release on September 19, 2017 at 1:43 pm under College | Be the First to Comment

ELON, N.C. – On the heels of a championship season, the Elon University women’s basketball announced its 2017-18 non-conference slate Tuesday, Sept. 19, to complete its 29-game regular season schedule. Full 2017-18 Schedule “We are extremely excited about our upcoming 2017-18 schedule,” said Elon head coach Charlotte Smith. “We feel we’ve assembled a schedule that …Read the Rest…

Big South Announces HPU Women’s Hoops Schedule

Posted by Press Release on September 9, 2017 at 5:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – The Big South Conference announced the league slate for the High Point University women’s basketball team on Friday. In the double round robin schedule the Panthers play all nine league foes in the Millis Center and visit all of the other nine Big South gyms. The Purple & White tip off …Read the Rest…


CAA Announces Elon’s Path to Defending Women’s Hoops Title

Posted by Press Release on August 17, 2017 at 10:47 am under College | Comments are off for this article

RICHMOND, Va. – Announced Thursday morning, Aug. 17, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) released Elon University women’s basketball’s 2017-18 conference schedule as it takes aim at defending its 2016-17 regular season and tournament titles. 2017-18 Schedule Times for each of the 18 games are subject to change. The 2017-18 season marks the final year of …Read the Rest…

HPU women’s hoops releases 2017-18 non-conference slate

Posted by Press Release on August 7, 2017 at 8:48 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – High Point University women’s basketball head coach DeUnna Hendrix announced the squad’s non-conference schedule for the 2017-18 season on Monday. High Point University Non-Conference Schedule The schedule features five contests in the Millis Center along with marquee trips to Ohio, Duke and Virginia Tech. Meanwhile, the Panthers rev up for their …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Charlotte Smith, USA U19 Women Earn Silver at FIBA World Cup

Posted by Press Release on August 4, 2017 at 2:16 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

UDINE, Italy – The USA Women’s U19 National Basketball Team (6-1) made a great run to the gold medal game at the 2017 U19 FIBA World Cup and claimed the silver medal after losing a hard-fought championship game 86-82 to undefeated Russia (7-0) on July 30. Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith served …Read the Rest…


DeUnna Hendrix signs four-year contract extension with HPU women’s basketball

Posted by Press Release on July 27, 2017 at 4:04 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – High Point University athletic director Dan Hauser announced on Thursday that women’s basketball head coach DeUnna Hendrix has inked a four-year extension, which runs through the 2020-21 season. During her first five seasons, Hendrix led the Panthers to three top-two finishes in Big South play along with two Big South Tournament …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Smith Opens Practice with USA Women’s Basketball for U19 World Cup

Posted by Press Release on July 12, 2017 at 2:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith joined USA Basketball over the weekend to begin practice with the 2017 U19 World Cup Team in preparation for the FIBA World Cup later this month in Cividale del Friuli and Udine, Italy. Announced in February Smith would serve as an assistant coach …Read the Rest…

Fishler Named Elon Women’s Basketball Director of Operations

Posted by Press Release on June 28, 2017 at 3:38 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Elon University head women’s basketball coach Charlotte Smith announced Wednesday morning, June 28, the addition of Stephen Fishler as the program’s new Director of Operations. “We are thrilled to have Stephen as our new director of operations,” Smith said. “He joins us from Penn State under the leadership of the well-respected Coquese …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Johnson To Join Athletes in Action International Women’s Basketball Tour to Africa

Posted by Press Release on June 23, 2017 at 10:00 am under College | Comments are off for this article

XENIA, Ohio – Malaya Johnson, a rising senior center on the Elon University women’s basketball team, will participate in a 10-day trip to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with Athletes in Action later this month. Joining a team of collegiate women’s basketball players from across the country, Johnson will take part a four-day training camp from June …Read the Rest…

Smith Adds Six With 2017 Elon Women’s Basketball Recruiting Class

Posted by Press Release on May 25, 2017 at 4:16 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Announced Thursday, May 25, Elon University women’s basketball is set to welcome six new players to the fold in 2017-18 with the additions of Ariana Nance (Mint Hill, N.C./Rocky River), Saadia Munford (Jonesboro, Ga./Jonesboro), Ariel Colón (Ocoee, Fla./Ocoee), Emily Maupin (Charlottesville, Va./The Covenant School), Jaylin Powell (Rolesville, N.C./Rolesville) and Anna Popovic (Loughborough, …Read the Rest…

Hometown Sports News – Greensboro’s Abraham (Dudley HS) Completes Basketball Season at Guilford College

Posted by Press Release on April 6, 2017 at 11:29 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Essence Abraham (Greensboro, N.C./Dudley) recently completed her second season with Guilford College’s women’s basketball team. Abraham, a 5-5 point guard, appeared in 27 games for the Quakers as Guilford’s first guard off the bench. She averaged 5.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.8 steals per game. Abraham ranked fifth among …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB Phoenix Ends 2016-17 Receiving Votes in USA TODAY Coaches Poll

Posted by Press Release on April 4, 2017 at 2:22 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – With the 2016-17 college basketball season in the books, Elon University women’s basketball checked in among those receiving votes in the final USA TODAY Coaches Poll this week. Final USA TODAY Coaches Poll With two votes in the poll, Elon tied with WNIT runner up Georgia Tech for No. 36 in the …Read the Rest…

Elon’s Smith Earns ECAC WBB Coach of the Year, Burnett Tabbed Second Team Honoree

Posted by Press Release on March 23, 2017 at 1:34 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

DANBURY, Conn. – Elon University women’s basketball head coach Charlotte Smith has been tabbed the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Coach of the Year, the organization announced Thursday morning, March 23. Additionally, junior guard Shay Burnett has been named an All-ECAC Second Team honoree. Smith becomes the first Elon head coach to earn ECAC Coach …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB’s Run Ends in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Posted by Press Release on March 17, 2017 at 8:28 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – A magical season for the Elon University women’s basketball team came to an end in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship on Friday, March 17, as the 11th-seeded Phoenix dropped a 75-62 decision to sixth-seeded West Virginia at the XFINITY Center. BOX SCORE This year’s Colonial Athletic Association …Read the Rest…

NCAA WBB Tournament Gameday Central: No. 11 Elon vs. No. 6 West Virginia

Posted by Press Release on March 16, 2017 at 6:18 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – For the first time in program history, Elon University women’s basketball is dancing in the NCAA Tournament and will take on sixth-seeded West Virginia on Friday, March 17, at 2:30 p.m. inside XFINITY Center in College Park, Md., on ESPN2. Elon’s NCAA Tournament debut will come after third-seeded Maryland takes on No. …Read the Rest…

College Women’s Basketball News – Guilford’s Weatherly Named to All-Region Team

Posted by Press Release on March 14, 2017 at 6:37 am under College, Photos | Comments are off for this article

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Guilford College senior Anais Weatherly (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) earned First Team All-South honors from D3hoops.com Monday. Selections were nominated and selected by regional sports information directors, as well as website staff. Weatherly, a 5-10 forward, led Guilford in scoring (13.7 ppg.), rebounding (8.5 rpg.), assists (3.3 apg.) and steals (4.1 spg.). A …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB to Face West Virginia in First Round of NCAA Tournament:Shay Burnette(Southern Alamance HS) leading the Phoenix to ‘The Dance’

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ELON, N.C. – Eleventh-seeded Elon University women’s basketball will make its NCAA Tournament debut during the 2017 edition of the Big Dance when it takes on No. 6 seed West Virginia on Friday, March 17, in College Park, Md. NCAA Tournament Bracket The Phoenix, owner of a 27-6 record this season with the program’s first …Read the Rest…


Elon WBB to Host Selection Show Watch Party on Monday Night

Posted by Press Release on March 12, 2017 at 7:20 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – The Elon University women’s basketball team will learn its fate in the NCAA Tournament on Monday, March 13, and all Phoenix fans are invited to join this year’s Colonial Athletic Association champions for a Selection Show Watch Party at Alumni Gym. Doors to the event open at 6:30 p.m. with the show …Read the Rest…

High Point WBB falls to Presbyterian, 55-48 in Big South quarters

Posted by Press Release on March 11, 2017 at 8:06 am under College | Comments are off for this article

• Sophomore Haleigh Hatfield pulled down a Big South Tournament record 23 rebounds while posting her second double-double in a row. • Freshman Camryn Brown drilled two fourth-quarter three’s en route to an 11-point performance. • Sophomore Shea Morgan grabbed nine rebounds as High Point posted a 53-33 edge on the glass. LYNCHBURG, Va. – …Read the Rest…

Elon WBB Advances to CAA Title Game With 88-60 Win Over Tribe

Posted by Press Release on March 10, 2017 at 8:55 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HARRISONBURG, Va. – The Elon University women’s basketball team kept two feet on the gas pedal from start to finish in the CAA Women’s Basketball Championship semifinals, as the top-seeded Phoenix downed fourth-seeded William & Mary, 88-60, to advance to the CAA title game tomorrow night. Box Score | Photo Gallery | Highlights With the …Read the Rest…